Approach Resources Inc. added to membership of the Russell 2000 and 3000 Indexes

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FORT WORTH, Texas, June 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Approach Resources Inc. (“Approach”) (NASDAQ:AREX), a pioneer in the development of the Wolfcamp shale play, today announced that it has been added as a member of the Russell 2000® and Russell 3000® Indexes, effective Monday, June 26, 2017.  

“We are pleased with Approach’s addition to the Russell indexes,” said Ross Craft, Approach’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  “This news comes less than four months after our successful strategic recapitalization and will help provide increased visibility within the investment community.  Further, we believe our inclusion reflects the stockholder value we are building as we work to continue to transform the company.”

About FTSE Russell

Russell US Indexes are the leading US equity benchmarks for institutional investors. This broad range of US indexes allow investors to track current and historical market performance by specific size, investment style and other market characteristics. All Russell US Indexes are subsets of the Russell 3000® Index, which includes the well-known large cap Russell 1000® Index and small cap Russell 2000® Index. The Russell US Indexes are designed as the building blocks of a broad range of financial products, such as index tracking funds, derivatives and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), as well as being performance benchmarks.

For more information on the FTSE Russell, go to the FTSE Russell website.

About Approach Resources

Approach Resources Inc. is an independent energy company focused on the exploration, development, production and acquisition of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves in the Midland Basin of the greater Permian Basin in West Texas.  For more information about the Company, please visit www.approachresources.com.  Please note that the Company routinely posts important information about the Company under the Investor Relations section of its website.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, forward-looking statements contained in this press release specifically include expectations of anticipated financial and operating resultsThese statements are based on certain assumptions made by the Company based on management’s experience, perception of historical trends and technical analyses, current conditions, anticipated future developments and other factors believed to be appropriate and reasonable by management. When used in this press release, the words “will,” “potential,” “believe,” “estimate,” “intend,” “expect,” “may,” “should,” “anticipate,” “could,” “plan,” “predict,” “project,” “profile,” “model” or their negatives, other similar expressions or the statements that include those words, are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain such identifying words. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by the forward-looking statements. Further information on such assumptions, risks and uncertainties is available in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filings.  The Company’s SEC filings are available on the Company’s website at www.approachresources.com.  Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and the Company undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

INVESTOR CONTACT
Suzanne Ogle
Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Communication
ir@approachresources.com
817.989.9000